Site Head of Quality-Pharmaceutical

Job Title: Site Head of Quality-Pharmaceutical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J907225_1610042370
Contact Name: Hannah Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2021 17:59

Job Description

Role: Site Quality Head - Pharma

Salary: Highly Competitive

Location: Yorkshire

Russell Taylor Group has an excellent opportunity for a Quality Professional to lead and manage the strategic and operational performance of the Quality function, ensuring compliance to guidelines of products, processes, systems, and facility. This individual will control resource & cost budgets and ensure on time product delivery and that quality and compliance is met.


    • Responsible for the strategy (quality) of the site
  • Always assess Quality processes, systems, and the regulatory compliance status of products so that any compliance risks can be identified.
  • Develop mitigations plans ensuring resourcing and that they are performed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the Quality Compliance level of the site (local and global) to meet the regulatory authorities' guidelines, standards of the company and requirements of internal and external customers.

    • Help maintain and improve the Site Quality operational performance (this will include quality, service, lead time and cost
    • Make sure that the QMS is efficient and aligned with company standards and regulations. Periodically review this to identify any room for improvements, plans and further implementation
  • Ensures efficient implementation of Deviation, Change Control, & CAPA. This will include ensuring the timely closure of PQRs and Customer complaints and driving process improvements

  • Communicate any signification quality or regulatory issue or risks that may impact the product to the leadership team
    • Responsible for the QC laboratory, ensuring a stability program is in place and that tests will be run on time
    • Ensure all analytical methods for the lab are validation and match regulatory requirements
  • Supports analytical method transfers and ensure that OOX results are thoroughly scrutinized
  • Ensures timely batch disposition of products manufactured at the site and ones that are supplied and ensure that they are in line with the supply chain

    • Prepares and manages Health Authority Inspections and Customers audits
  • Will be a member of the site leadership team and Cluster Quality Leadership Team

  • Develops the Site Quality team- which will involve planning, talent management and mentoring for development with annual goals for the team and individuals
  • Ensure a strong training programme for GMP and SOP training
  • Create the annual budget for the quality management organisation

The Person

  • 10+ years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry (manufacturing, QA or QC)
  • Qualified QP would be ideal
  • BSc in pharmaceutical sciences or related field
  • Previous experience in a "Head of" or quality director-based role
  • Strong leadership skills- able to create a strong quality leadership team and manage, but also a team player
  • Excellent at cost budgeting- previous experience would be ideal

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